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Batching for Productivity

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I’ve mentioned the perils of multitasking, how doing more than one thing at a time reduces focus, accuracy, and causes tasks to take longer than they would if performed on their own. Now I want to talk about a next level productivity hack, batching.  Batching for productivity means grouping similar tasks together to perform them… continue reading »

MEDICINE CABINET ORGANIZING

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I recommend a yearly clean out of the medicine cabinet to keep medications fresh and up-to-date. Bring expired prescriptions back to your pharmacist for safe disposal. If the pharmacy will not take them back, make the medication unappetizing to children and pets by mixing the prescriptions with coffee grounds or cat litter. You can then… continue reading »

Use These Pro Tips For An Easier Move

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I’ve written about this before but there are always new things to say about moving and tips to make a stressful event a little easier. New Yorkers move more than most people and moving is hard work, especially moving in the city. This topic is especially near and dear to me since I’m working with… continue reading »

Why I Love Organizing People’s Homes

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When I was young, I wanted to be a psychiatrist to help people work through their problems. I also wanted to be an author. Funny enough, I feel like I’ve accomplished both of those things by being a professional organizer. As an organizer, I go into people’s homes and help them sort out (literally) their… continue reading »

How to Get Organized: Expert-Backed Tips to Reduce Stress

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January 13, 2021 by Julia Weaver Getting organized doesn’t just mean your belongings are in the right place all the time, it can also be beneficial to your wellbeing. Living in an organized home makes everyday tasks that much easier, even if it’s something simple like locating the house keys or finding your phone charger.  Almost everyone… continue reading »

My Pandemic Home Project: The Living Room

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Since the pandemic started, we’ve all been spending more time at home. For me, that time has meant tackling household projects I never had time for. I’ve done everything from installing hooks in the bathroom, replacing and adding light fixtures, and painting. But in the five years I’ve lived in my home, I’ve never quite… continue reading »

Planning for 2021

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2020 has been quite a decade…I mean year. With COVID cases on the rise again, schools are going remote if they aren’t already and you’re probably still working remotely from home. At the end of the year, I like to reflect on the year that was and plan for the year that will be. But… continue reading »

Elfa on the Shelf

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It’s day 1,489 of quarantine, or so it seems, and in addition to having a baby during this crazy time I’ve gone a little stir crazy and started installing Elfa shelving anywhere I can. When I first moved into my home I designed and installed Elfa shelving in the master closet and my daughter’s closet…. continue reading »

10 Easy Ways to Find More Space in Your Home

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Find more space in your home by clearing out the clutter! Follow these ten tips and I promise you that your home will feel more spacious and organized. PantriesCreate room by removing the large and awkward food packaging. Purchase clear, air-tight containers, take the box of your food item, and cut out the product name, nutritional facts and expiration date. Tape them to the inside of your… continue reading »

Going Back to School While Staying Put

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The 2020 – 2021 school year looks different than any other school year, and parents and students need to stay extra organized to keep on top of the virtual schooling workload. Here are some tips to help you through this school year. Create a Workspace: Find a quiet area for your student to concentrate on… continue reading »